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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County

Live United

three stars

85.43

238 South 13th Street Lincoln, NE 68508
tel: (402) 441-7700   Web Site
EIN: 47-0376624

Board Leadership
Linda Robinson Rutz
President

CEO
Brian Wachman
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.43 three stars
  Financial 79.40 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County works to bring the whole community together to create long-term, lasting change. While most charities focus on a single group or issue, United Way tackles issues facing Lincoln and Lancaster County as a whole. Together with more than 500 volunteers, we identify and prioritize community goals-- whether those goals include shelter for displaced families or health and nutrition assistance for seniors-- and bring together the right people, ideas, and resources to achieve them.

United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County works to bring the whole community together to create long-term, lasting change. While most charities focus on a single group or issue, United Way tackles issues facing Lincoln and Lancaster County as a whole. Together with more than 500 volunteers, we identify and prioritize community goals-- whether those goals include shelter for displaced families or health and nutrition assistance for seniors-- and bring together the right people, ideas, and resources to achieve them.

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Financial

two stars

79.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth -0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 76.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County (NE) 85.43 three stars
United Way of Olmsted County (MN) 93.30 four stars
Capital Area United Way, Louisiana (LA) 91.86 four stars
United Way of Bucks County (PA) 91.10 four stars
United Way of Williamson County (TN) 97.15 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,129,590
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $44,251
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,173,841
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,173,841
   Other Revenue $182,407
TOTAL REVENUE $7,356,248
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,002,491
   Administrative Expenses $229,944
   Fundraising Expenses $947,853
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,180,288
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $175,960
   
Net Assets $1,820,177

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Community Impact- Education $837,502 14.0%
Community Impact- Health $809,450 13.5%
General Operating $780,373 13.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 85.43 three stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 84.07 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 79.44 two stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 84.69 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.18 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 88.77 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 89.71 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 89.69 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 47-0376624
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF LINCOLN AND LANCASTER COUNTY
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(927) Fundraising
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date December, 1945
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$128,927 1.79% Brian Wachman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County (NE) 85.43 three stars
United Way of Southern Chester County (PA) 87.04 three stars
United Way of Northeast Georgia (GA) 86.25 three stars
Greater Twin Cities United Way (MN) 92.18 four stars
United Way of Miami-Dade (FL) 92.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County
238 South 13th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
tel: (402) 441-7700
EIN: 47-0376624

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Board Leadership

Linda Robinson Rutz
President

CEO

Brian Wachman
Executive Director

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